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com·mute

 (kə-myo͞ot′)
v. com·mut·ed, com·mut·ing, com·mutes
v.intr.
1. To travel as a commuter: She commuted each day to her office downtown by subway.
2.
a. To make substitution or exchange.
b. To serve as a substitute.
3. To pay in gross, usually at a reduced rate, rather than in individual payments.
4. Mathematics & Logic To satisfy a commutative property. If a × b = b × a, then a commutes with b, regardless of whether the operation indicated by × is commutative.
v.tr.
1. To substitute (one thing for another); exchange.
2. To change (a penalty, debt, or payment) to a less severe one.
n.
An act or instance of commuting, especially the trip made by a commuter: a 22-mile commute; an easy commute.

[Middle English commuten, to transform, from Latin commūtāre : com-, com- + mūtāre, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

commuting

(kəˈmjuːtɪŋ)
n
the activity of travelling some distance to work every day by car, bus, or train
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commuting - the travel of a commutercommuting - the travel of a commuter    
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
Translations

commuting

[kəˈmjuːtɪŋ] N commuting is very stressfulel viajar para ir al trabajo provoca mucho estrés

commuting

nPendeln nt; (= commuter traffic)Pendelverkehr m; I hate commutingich hasse es zu pendeln; within commuting distancenahe genug, um zu pendeln
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